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Seifu Yohei I Edo Kyoto Pottery Japanese Hanging Vase

Seifu Yohei I (1803 - 1861)

According to Captain Frank Brinkley's book, Japan: It's History Arts and Literature (Vol. 8, pg. 226), Seifu Yohei I was born in Gojozaka, the son of a bookseller. He moved to Kyoto where he studied under Dohachi II and opened his own factory in 1844. Brinkley states that Seifu I manufactured both pottery and porcelain.

Notice how the maple leaves wrap perfectly around the right edge of the vase.

Height: 4.75 inches

Width: 2.25 inches

Age: Edo (1844 - 1861)

Mark: Impressed Seifu (This mark is attributed to Seifu I by Capt. Brinkley & in Kazuo Seki's book, "Kyoto Ceramist Seifu Yohei III" - See images 8,9 & 10)

Condition: Very good




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